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Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-21-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,338
Posted By slammerkin
On my back in bed. I had already pushed in...

On my back in bed. I had already pushed in various positions in the birth pool (all fours, squat, reclined with DH holding me up) for over three hours, plus a couple of pushes on the birth stool. On...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-30-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,689
Posted By slammerkin
4 hours of active pushing after the midwife...

4 hours of active pushing after the midwife broke my water and she descended, with maybe 30 mins of spontaneous mild pushing before that. Total active labor of around 14 hours, with on and off...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-27-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,554
Posted By slammerkin
I could be vegan for myself fairly easily, but...

I could be vegan for myself fairly easily, but my DH is a meat n' potatoes loving guy and he'd never give up meat. When we got married he started doing most of the cooking so it was plenty of meat...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-22-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By slammerkin
The bracelets (Sea Bands) I think helped me a...

The bracelets (Sea Bands) I think helped me a little. Everyone is so different. For me my "cure" was to just eat all the time - never let my belly get empty. And I had to eat heavy foods that would...
Forum: Parenting   08-20-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,065
Posted By slammerkin
We have no consistent policy. I often slip in...

We have no consistent policy. I often slip in and out of shoes several times throughout the day. I don't really like being barefoot on wood/tile, but enjoy it on carpet, and we have a mixture in the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-29-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,554
Posted By slammerkin
I HATE noisy/smacky eaters who can't keep their...

I HATE noisy/smacky eaters who can't keep their lips together. Close your mouth and keep it closed for the entire chew/swallow cycle, for the love of god. I know I take this annoyance to an extreme,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-19-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,475
Posted By slammerkin
I would just go on about my own business and let...

I would just go on about my own business and let the mother get on about hers. Seriously, I am only pregnant with my first, but I would NOT want someone getting in my face with their advice when I'm...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-26-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,458
Posted By slammerkin
I did NOT think it would happen on the first...

I did NOT think it would happen on the first try. I know quite a few people for whom it has not been that easy. But yeah, first try for us. I was charting, was on my third cycle off the pill, when...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-13-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 11,977
Posted By slammerkin
Congrats renaissance!! 

Congrats renaissance!! 
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-06-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 11,977
Posted By slammerkin
I'm still watching this thread and hoping to see...

I'm still watching this thread and hoping to see some BFPs soon!!!
Forum: Family Planning   02-06-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 864
Posted By slammerkin
Thanks ladies!!

Thanks ladies!!
Forum: Family Planning   02-04-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 864
Posted By slammerkin
Well I guess I no longer belong in this group....

Well I guess I no longer belong in this group. DH's spontaneous willingness to TTC ended in a BFP this morning! Eeeek!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-04-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 11,977
Posted By slammerkin
I'm a combo of thrilled and petrified. Heh. I...

I'm a combo of thrilled and petrified. Heh. I woke DH and showed him. He was very happy, but a little scared too. This will be our first!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-04-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 11,977
Posted By slammerkin
Oh god y'all. Tested first thing this morning,...

Oh god y'all. Tested first thing this morning, 12 DPO. Looks like this is really happening. The line is even darker in person.
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Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-03-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 11,977
Posted By slammerkin
Maybe I will get my period after all, I've been...

Maybe I will get my period after all, I've been feeing pissy at DH for a few days lol. I was on HBC for a few years and I'm still trying to get familiar with PMS and such now being off it. Is he...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-02-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 11,977
Posted By slammerkin
I had a dream last night about getting my period...

I had a dream last night about getting my period and being really upset about it. But I alternate between being excited and apprehensive about possibly being pregnant, lol. I saw an acquaintance...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-01-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 11,977
Posted By slammerkin
Just chilling. I'm 9 DPO, not 100% sure when to...

Just chilling. I'm 9 DPO, not 100% sure when to expect AF, if she comes. If she hasn't come by Monday or Tues I will test, so another 3 or 4 days to wait.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-31-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 16,477
Posted By slammerkin
I'm waiting till Monday or Tuesday I think.......

I'm waiting till Monday or Tuesday I think.... if AF hasn't arrived by then that is. That would be 12/13 DPO.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-29-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 16,477
Posted By slammerkin
Missbrea I'm in a similar situation of having a...

Missbrea I'm in a similar situation of having a DH all of a sudden decide it was ok to start trying. It's kind of scary and exciting! He put the moves on me when I had very clearly let him know that...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-29-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 16,477
Posted By slammerkin
Congrats Serendyd and Dahlia!

Congrats Serendyd and Dahlia!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-28-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 16,477
Posted By slammerkin
Congratulations...

Congratulations Cindy-lu! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/jumpers.gif
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-28-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 16,477
Posted By slammerkin
I am waiting at least until 10 DPO to test, if...

I am waiting at least until 10 DPO to test, if not more (if AF hasn't come by then). My first cycle off BCP only had a 10-day LP. The second cycle was so wack that I don't know when/if I ovulated....
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-28-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 16,477
Posted By slammerkin
I swore to myself that I wouldn't be a symptom...

I swore to myself that I wouldn't be a symptom spotter, but damn if I haven't been today. I'm 5 DPO and started having odd smells last night and this morning. I was smelling Cheerios and urine, how...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-22-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 16,477
Posted By slammerkin
Weeellll I guess I'll join this thread ladies. I...

Weeellll I guess I'll join this thread ladies. I think ovulation will be today. Hoping to see a temp rise tomorrow. I was chilling over in the CTA thread for the last two cycles, but then I told my...
Forum: Family Planning   01-21-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 864
Posted By slammerkin
I'm on CD 14 of cycle #3 off HBC. Not sure if...

I'm on CD 14 of cycle #3 off HBC. Not sure if this cycle is going to be a successful CTA one, lol. Kind of the only thing holding me back from TTC was DH, but I told him yesterday that if he felt...
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